Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dale Eye Spurs Clash after FA Cup Win

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dale Eye Spurs Clash after FA Cup Win

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ROCHDALE set up a potential moneyspinning FA Cup tie with giants Tottenham Hotspur after dumping Championship Millwall out of the competition 1-0 last night.

Ian Henderson's second-half strike sent Keith Hill's side through to the fifth round, where they will host Spurs at Spotland - if they beat Newport in tonight's replay.

The game was played on a difficult surface covered in sand, with the League One hosts adapting far better to conditions than the Lions.

Dale had the first chance on two minutes, Andy Cannon's volley from a deflected Matt Done cross dropping narrowly wide. Conor McLaughlin's lofted ball over the top of the back four found Shane Ferguson, but the winger was unable to get it under his spell with goal gaping.

If Dale edged the opening exchanges, Millwall had the better of the rest of the first 45 with Callum Camps forced into a flying block to deny Ryan Tunnicliffe. …

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